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Mugabe Out, Mnangagwa In, Inflation Down - Current Annual Rate 32%

December 08, 2017

Robert Mugabe’s 27-year reign of lawlessness, corruption, and incompetence came to an end late November 2017, after a “soft coup” engineered by Emmerson Mnangagwa (aka “the Crocodile”) successfully unseated the aged dictator. Since then, inflation expectations in Zimbabwe have fallen sharply. In consequence, inflation has fallen like a stone.

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Mugabe Out, Mnangagwa In, Inflation Down

December 01, 2017

Robert Mugabe’s 27-year reign of lawlessness, corruption, and incompetence came to an end late November 2017, after a “soft coup” engineered by Emmerson Mnangagwa (aka “the Crocodile”) successfully unseated the aged dictator. Since then, inflation expectations in Zimbabwe have fallen sharply. In consequence, inflation has fallen like a stone.

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Hyperinflation / Much Talked About - Little Understood

November 30, 2017

El profesor Liping He de la Universidad Normal de Beijing ha elaborado un tratamiento académico útil sobre la inflación mundial. Es noticia caliente. Es un aditivo aprobado para la literatura. De hecho, Hyperinflation: A World History está destinado a ser una referencia estándar sobre el tema.

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The Economist Magazine Remains Confused On Zimbabwe Inflation

November 18, 2017

The Economist magazine remains confused. The November 4th issue of The Economist carried reportage on the ever-more acute economic disaster that grips Zimbabwe: “Surviving under Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s Deepening Crisis.” While the broad outlines of this reportage are correct, one reported “fact” in particular is simply wrong -- a real howler that any good fact checker should have flagged as an error to be corrected.

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Two Hyperinflations In Less Than Ten Years Did Mugabe In

November 15, 2017

Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign of lawlessness, corruption and incompetence has just come to an end. Mugabe is toast, thanks to a “soft coup” engineered by Emmerson Mnangagwa (aka: “the Crocodile”), who was Zimbabwe’s Vice President until he was dismissed earlier this month by Mugabe.

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